Patent Model for the Construction of Printing Blocks for Oil Cloths and Carpets

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for composite printing blocks made up of long pieces of type and short blanks; the invention was granted patent number 10483.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1854
patent date
1854-01-31
maker
Underwood, Benjamin
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.5 cm x 14.7 cm x 14.7 cm; 1 3/4 in x 5 13/16 in x 5 13/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.010483
patent number
010483
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.010483
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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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